I Love You To The Moon And Back

One of that favorite sayings in our family is: I love you to the moon and back. It is that special, unconditional love that a parent has for their children or how a child who has grown up, especially in a far from normal home, feels for that parent who was always there for them. […]

Ding Dong the Witch is Dead

Recently I read about a brother and sister who published a fairly unflattering obituary when their mother died. Here is an excerpt of it: Marianne Theresa Johnson-Reddick born Jan 4, 1935 and died alone on Aug. 30,¬† 2013. She is survived by her 6 of 8 children whom she spent her lifetime¬† torturing in every […]

You’re Smothering Me!

One of our mother’s problems with having children was that she didn’t like to have us invading her space. Long before it was considered part of our culture to talk about someone’s personal space, Mother was letting us know that we were not to get too close. One of her favorite refrains was: You’re smothering […]